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Avalanche Prone Section of State Route 89 Over Emerald Bay Reopened to Motorists

Caltrans News Flash #69 - Highway Has Been Closed Several Times During This El Niño Winter

Date: March 4, 2016
District: Headquarters
Contact: Steve Nelson
Phone: (530) 741-4566
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060

EMERALD BAY - In this Caltrans News Flash, you’ll get an up-close look at the South Lake Tahoe area maintenance crew in action as they clear a large amount of snow, 14 feet high in some areas, to reopen State Route 89 over Emerald Bay to motorists.

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This News Flash is the 69th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit Caltrans News Flash on YouTube.


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